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Connect With Other Highly Sensitive Introvert Aliens Just Like You

So, it’s finally official.  Today, Shannon, Leila, and I are launching Highly Sensitive Introvert (HSI). Yaaaay! We have no idea if it’ll work, but are excited to do our best to create content that inspires hope and pathways to BE more of who we are as Highly Sensitive Introverts: quiet, sensitive, and strong. Living from the inside out is an art …

Shame Is Not The Same As Guilt

Do you know the difference between shame and guilt and why the difference is important? I didn’t.  Not until I started reading up on it, anyway.  It made me go back and think about some of my experiences a little differently. Part of why shame and guilt are confused is because it’s easier to talk about guilt than it is to …

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Shame Is The Hole In Chapter One

Six months ago if you’d asked me if I experienced shame, I would’ve laughed at the suggestion.  I’ve accomplished a lot.  What would I have to feel shame about?  I’m not laughing now. Several months ago, I left in tears after an “informational interview” with a Director of a large social services agency.  I was nervous, but I’d prepared well. …

The Problem With Happy

What if seeking happiness is just another way of making ourselves miserable by not being present? Yesterday, everything gelled. Things came easily and in a flow that felt almost magical. I said the right things at the right time and connected with the people I saw. Today, it’s like nothing came out right, and everything was off. Yesterday I felt …

The Rubberband Effect

If you’ve ever tried to make a little or a big change in your life, you’ve probably experienced what I affectionately call the Rubberband Effect.  A change in diet?  Exercise?  Self limiting beliefs?  Relationship?  Just getting up earlier? You start in on making a change, and if you’re like me, you’ve at least once in your life felt the Thwack! of …

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After Drinking from the Firehose: Seth Godin’s 2015 Inaugural altMBA

It’s been about three days after the last drink from the firehose of information we were promised in Seth Godin’s 2015 Inaugural altMBA course, a 31 day sprint of learning what it takes to make big change in the world.  I’m still letting the sediment settle so I can get some perspective on what just happened. But maybe that’s the …